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Saturday 21 December 2013
Friday 23 November 2012
Tuesday 21 August 2012
The results from an autopsy on Top Gun film-maker Tony Scott may not be known for six weeks, according to the Los Angeles Department of Coroner.
Monday 20 August 2012
No one ever mistook Tony Scott for a great dramatist. He was a director critics loved to hate for his slick barrage of images at the expense of story. The filmmaker did not dazzle the imagination with visions of lost or alien worlds, like brother Ridley Scott.
Thursday 09 August 2012
The horses that helped Britain to win its 20th gold medal will soon go on sale in a bid to boost the economy.
Saturday 07 July 2012
Thursday 07 June 2012
Abu Yahya al-Libi, al-Qa'ida's charismatic, media savvy, second-in-command was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan in the early hours of Monday morning. Upwards of 15 other suspected militants were also killed.
Friday 17 June 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
The global fame and iconic posthumous stature of the man born as Malcolm Little may seem anomalous, even inexplicable. By most measures, his career was neither very successful, important, nor admirable. Murdered by former devotees at the age of just 39, he left no institutional legacy: the political and religious organistions he founded, always small and fragile, withered away within weeks of his death.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
Friday 04 February 2011
Friday 26 November 2010
Unspeakable, more like. Tony Scott, having directed some of my least favourite movies of all time (Man on Fire, Domino), adds to his charge-sheet with another bumptious slam-bang thriller.
Friday 19 November 2010
Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington and Star Trek's Chris Pine team with up action maestro Tony Scott for non-stop action thriller, Unstoppable.
Saturday 04 September 2010
Friday 09 July 2010
It's not that the sort of people who play fantasy games are embarrassed by their hobby, you understand, just that they want to protect their privacy like everyone else. World of Warcraft's online players are up in arms after Blizzard Entertainment, the company that created the game, said that fans would henceforth have to use their real names on its discussion forums. One angry poster has complained that a new girlfriend (he wishes) might come across his "closet gamer habit" by Googling his real name.
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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- 3 Scottish independence: Five reasons Salmond is secretly hoping for a 'No' vote
- 4 Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police
- 5 Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God